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Pakistan grapples with discontent over rape prosecutions

Less than four percent of Pakistan’s rape cases result in a conviction, according to activists. Now some political parties are pushing to make it even harder to prosecute rapists.

Pakistan says US drone strikes won’t stop Taliban talks

The US drone strike that killed Pakistan Taliban leader Hakimullah Mehsud infuriated Pakistanis and the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif insisted peace talks with the group will go forward.

How the Taliban sent more girls to school in Pakistan

The NGO set up by Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani schoolgirl who survived a Taliban attack, is paying for the education of 40 girls across the Swat Valley.